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Mac Specs: Mac OS X, Version 10.6.8 2.66GHz Intel Core i5, Memory 4GB 1067 MHz DDR3, 27"

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Help !!

My 27" screen was set at 2560 x 1440.

The display has increased by about 25% so now I need to move the mouse pointer around the screen to view.

I have looked at the display mode and it still set at 2560 x 1440.

I have re booted the system but it still shows the enlarged screen.

Any ideas please to resort it back to its default size?

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Do you by chance have the ZOOM feature turned on? Go to System Preferences, Universal Access, and look to see if it's turned on.

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Ahhhh.... rebooted second time, back to normal. Thanks for the suggestion chscag.

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